Dr Bob Langridge

BA Economics and Politics, MA Industrial Relations
PhD Economics and Geography
Senior Lecturer in Transport Economics

Teaching interests

Transport Economics, Local Government Finance, Politics of European Union

Research interests and consultancy expertise

Contestable Labour Market Theory and Competition Policy in the Transport Sector, Specialist Advisor to Transport and General Workers' Union on Bus Services' Deregulation, Collaborative Work with Technische Universitaet Berlin, Verkehrsplannung in rail deregulation of Deutsche Bahn AG and Berliner Verkehrsbetrieb Gesellschaft, Training Consultant to German train manufacturer and Advisor to large UK bus operator.

Publications and conference papers

2002 Unprofitable Bus Services, the Rural Bus Grant and the decline in Competitive Tendering in World Transport Policy and Practice Vol 8 No 4

2000 Contestability in the UK Bus Industry: the National Bus Company and the Tilling Mark II Effect in Transport Policy August Vol 7 No 2